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At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.
A Computational Biologist/Bioinformatics Analyst position in the laboratory of Dr. Erick Matsen and the Computational Biology Program is available immediately. The position is to develop novel variational Bayes approaches to phylogenetics.
We will work together to develop and implement new algorithms in our C++ library, as well as maintain/refactor our codebase as it evolves in response to what we learn in our research. We will collaborate with research groups across the world, including:
This position has no formal education or academic publication requirements. We welcome people to apply whatever their background. This position is budgeted for a junior-level programmer, but more experienced developers are encouraged to get in touch and we will see what we can do.
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A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in your career or that will be made through work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.